Ressano Garcia border between Mozambique and South Africa open 24 hours a day

20 March 2018

The Ressano Garcia border, between Mozambique and South Africa, will be open 24 hours a day, starting next April.

South Africa’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu, gave a joint press conference with her Mozambican counterpart, José Pacheco, after talks between the two countries’ governments during a visit by President Cyril Ramaphosa to Mozambique

“The Mozambican government has requested that by April the Libombos border in Ressano-Garcia be operational 24 hours a day and we promise that this will be done,” said Sisulu.

The South African foreign minister also said that one of the issues discussed, which will be resolved shortly, was the facilitation of visas for Mozambicans living in South Africa.

According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mozambique, José Pacheco, interest in increasing bilateral cooperation in the economic area was also made clear.

Ramaphosa was in Mozambique after visiting Angola. (macauhub)